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    March 29, 2013
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>> good morning, foggy along the coast with visibility near zero and over san francisco we have a good deck of low clouds and fog and in the north bay great our valley, napa, santa rosa and some of it moving across the bay so be careful, down to 44 in napa and 50 in livermore. we have clear conditions but we should look for fog along the east bay as well, along hayward and oakland. you can see the visibility is down to nothing at half moon bay and six miles at the san carlos airport. headed out this morning, look if clouds and dense fog in the valleys and along the coast and mid-60's to the upper 70's around the bay. a big warm-up today and the fog comes back tonight and we have a rainy weekend. >> good morning, everyone, we will check on our commute. >> good morning, everyone, happy friday, right now we have a live look outside at the tolls on the bay bridge. it looks like the follow is blanketing the area and traffic is moving through pretty well
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over there. the golden gate bridge shows fog cleared. now as we head over to menlo park we have an accident involving a couple of cars and deer unfortunately northbound 280. we do not see any slowing and it has been pushed to the right shoulder. >> thank you, leyla gulen. developing news, the richmond police department is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a gunman who shot a baby boy in the neck. the investigators say someone sprayed mac donald avenue with bullets and a one-year-old boy was inside the house with his grandparents when the bullets pierced the wall and one hit the boy in the neck. the boy had emergency surgery yesterday and is expected to be okay. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield will have a live report next half hour. >> tensions are at a high between the united states and
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north korea after the communist country sent thousands of troops marching into the capital today in support of their leader, kim jong-un, and his call to remain as. he is threatening to strike the united states ordering the country's forces to be on stand by. this morning's developments are after the u.s. senate two stealth bombers to south korea after the north cut off communications. the plans dropped dummy bombs on a bombing range. >> we have to take seriously every provocative bellicose word and action this new young leader has taken so far. >> experts say north korea is not capable of nuclear strikes but the united states is taking the threats seriously. the pentagon has already taken steps to strengthen missile defenses on the west coast. >> hayward police could use your help to identify the man who robbed two bay area toys 'r us we. cameras showed pictures of the
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two. police say the men asked a clerk to help them with ipods and a new case of products was open, showed him a silver revolver and took some of the ipods and walked out. authorities say the same two men robbed a toys 'r us earlier in the day. >> controversial filmmaker polanski will do a live interview from paris for san francisco audience. the examiner reports he will do a skype interview for an event april 6. then the 1988 movie "frantic "oil be screened. it is not known what he will talk about in the interview. he was arrested in 197 and accused of having sex with a 13-year-old and fled to london to avoid prosecution. four years ago he was arrested but he fought have a addition to the united states and was released. >> san francisco officials hope a plan puts the city in front of putting important data in front of the public in a timely
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manner. the city has not been keeping up with the open data website where you should find the latest crime stats or restaurant health scores. a board of supervisors committee has approved legislation to create a new chief data officer and each city department will have its own coordinator. the full board votes on it next week. city departments will be required to disclose data they currently maintain and adopt a schedule for release to the public. >> we will see where the foggy areas are on this friday morning. >> how about your drive? >> i didn't see much fog physical i got here. >> where is it? >> it is nut in concord, livermore and hayward. elsewhere, we have fog. the coast has visibility from the north bay to the shoreline, really impaired with zero vitessessibility at half moon bay so san mateo coast is one of the roughest spots and the north bay with quarter-mile visibility at novato and six miles at san carlos airport.
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napa is not too bad but we have fog in oakland. you can see on this shot, we are in the mid-40's to the mid-50's around the bay. this afternoon you will not need the jacket, we are warming up quickly by noon and 60's at the coast and upper 60's with the fog dissipating this afternoon and mostly sunny and upper 60's to the mid-and-upper 70's. enjoy it because look what happens tomorrow, scattered showers possible and thunderstorm on sunday but it is all over by monday. >> as we take you over to oakland, we have construction with the cones to be picked up shortly. northbound 880 between 66 and high street we had a few lanes blocked, but, again, the cones should be picked up and traffic is moving okay in that area. i will take you outside. here is a look at your san mateo bridge making the drive away from hayward, and it will be clear conditions out this with a few extra tail lights in the westbound direction and hold lights are moving east and everything is all clear.
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>> next, malled by a tiger while on the job and a zoo cooper -- keep are narrowly escaped death the. >> more of us are worrying about sea levels especially in the bay area because of climate change. but here is america's money report. >> new milestone on wall street, the s&p 500 index hit a new high after gaining just over six points. the previous high was october of 2007 before the start of the recession. the consumer financial protection bureau says bank of america accounts for a need of the complaints about mortgages saying that all the complaints have been resolved according to the company. and people are buying homes which were put off during the recession but people are not so interested in technology as flexible space. and this is the world car of the year, from a german automaker
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and the latest version of "gulf" is available in europe but not in the united states yet. maybe that will happen next year. that is
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>> daly city, dublin, los gatos, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> look outside, we see the golden gate bridge just as foggy as other spots along the coast. lisa has been telling us about
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this. we will tell you how it is affecting your drive into school or work coupling up. >> officials in washington state are tallying up damage from a powerful land slide saying up to 20 properties on whidbey island were damaged including structural damage. but some lost part of their backyard. the island is north of seattle by 30 miles. four are under evacuation, and the slide area is part of a larger landslide complex that could date back as far as 11,000 years. >> former south african president nelson mandela is in the hospital after a second night of treatment for lung infection. everyone is concerned about his health but the current president is asking people not to panic. doctors say the 94-year-old is responding well to treatment. the antiapartheid hero contracted tuberculosis in prison and has had recurring
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lung problems. he has not appeared in public since 2010 when he was honored at the world cup finals. >> a zookeeper is recovering after coming face-to-face with a tiger at at zoo in quebec, the 51-year-old worker entered the enclosure to clean thinking the animal was in the sleeping quarters. a female tigers attacked the zookeeper and knocked hip unconscious. officials say the tiger has been put in an isolated pen and is not expected to be put down. >> in oakland, closing arguments are set for today if a federal civil rights and wrongful death case filed by the widow of a barber shop owner killed by oakland police. the 37-year-old was shot dead by two oakland police officers who responded to a domestic disturbance call at his barber shop in november of 2010. he ran when officers tried to question him and they fired six rounds thinking he was in the process of pulling out a gun.
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a search the scene failed to turn up any firearms. the widow is seeking damages from the city and his parents settled early this year for $225,000. >> bay area resident would live along the shoreline and the coast could be concerned about the global rise in sea level. a study shows three quarters of people say global warming and the rise in sea level will threaten the united states. researchers say people want to take action to prevent ever worsening storm damage but disagree over who should pay for protective measures. 39 percent of americans live in counties along the shoreline and a study shows that trend will continue to grow. >> good luck. seeing sea level with this fog. the north bay or the shoreline it is difficult to see. live doppler 7 hd not picking up rain drops but we will look at rain as soon as tomorrow continuing into easter sunday.
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will it last beyond? looks like the next seven days featuring some unsettled weather and you can harley see from the camera where we have a thin ribbon of fog in the city. oakland is 51 and 52 with fog along the vince that but the san mateo coast is looking at patchy fog and 54 with clouds in san jose and the roof camera is hard to see but as the sun comes up after 7:00 or right before 7:00, we will see some of this deck erode but by 10:00, we will have sun and mid-40's in the coolest north bay valley so look for coastal fog this morning with warmer weather this afternoon, showers likely over the weekend, and here are the visibilities from three quarters of a mile at napa and santa rosa and quarter of a mile at novato with zero visibility along the coast. it is cooler this o. grab the jacket. it will be warmer, though, this afternoon. >> good morning, leyla. >> the fog is slowing it down
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through pacifica. as you move northbound and southbound directions we are looking at the fog. it is going to be slowing the drive down along the golden gate bridge and bay bridge. we have an accident westbound 80 blocking a lane but it is not causing slow westbound or eastbound direction at leisure town. this is walnut creek into the southbound direction to 24 with at the same time lights moving along but a few extra tail lights compared to the north side. >> thank you. pilgrims and tourists from around the world are descending on holy sites in jerusalem for easter week. ♪ jesus remember me >> believeers think jesus was crucified on this day and resurrected on easter sunday. hundreds of christians packed jerusalem holy clutch for a mass and will march in procession
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following the footsteps of jesus in the old city in jerusalem with another mass in bethlehem where jesus is believed born. >> san francisco will celebrate atop the highest peak observing the 91st anniversary with special buses departing from the forest hills station every 15 minutes starting at 5:15 sunday morning for the rise to the sunrise service that begins at 7:00 a.m. >> the activity american workers people the most time doing, the bloomburg business report is coming up. >> new buzz from facebook a major announcement about droid products. >> where is he? >> downstairs in the living room area is where he is. >> look at that, a homeowner comes face-to-face with an intrudeer of a very different
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>> good morning, everyone, at 5: 20. as friday lite traffic heads to the toll plaza we will show you where the fog is and leyla gulen, the newest member of the traffic team will show you the trouble spots.
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>> and there is an event at company headquarters at menlo park headquarters of google with a new home at droid all things digital reports this is related to facebook's push into droid system. facebook had been focusing massive mobile efforts around apple's iphone and if you think of market share that makes sense, right? droid is 53 percent and iphones only 35 percent...so that is a growth area. >> the springtime pest that can cause major headaches for homeowners. >> one activity that takes up the most time for american workers. >> here is the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. what do you spend the bulk of your day doing? researchers looked at how full time workers spend their time. sleeping takes up the most time with an average of eight hours and 13 minute as day. working was second under six hours.
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watching tv took up two hours each day. eat asking drinking, more than one hour. no trading because of a mark it holiday, and the s&p 500 was ended at all time closing high. spring has arrived and that means more than blooming flowers and warmer temperatures but termite time. the national pest management association says winged termites emerge this time of year but the group says half of homeowners have never had an inspection. some warning signs, soft wood that sounds hollow when cracked, cracked paint and discardedded wings near the windows. the does a long drive mean big gas bill? you may mean to pick a prius as a vehicle, and the ford flex was
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the best cross recovery and honda odyssey was the minivan pick for good gas mileage. >> welcome back, everyone, at 5:23. we are fixated on the fog right now. it seems to be getting thicker and thicker. >> it is hard to see along the embarcardero. lisa, where else? >> coastline has visibility down to nothing so it is at shoreline and in the city and in the north bay but it is creeping across the bay, so three-quarters of a mile visibility in santa rosa, and half moon bay you cannot see anything. half mile in napa, with clouds from mountain view to san jose. it is clear in hayward and concord and livermore but look at the afternoon temperatures. the cloud deck will erode and low-to-mid 70's and mid-70's by
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the tell da and 72 in santa cruz. look for the next 30 days the april outlook, do not get too excited about the forecast because we are looking at below normal temperatures for were of california. we need the rain. the deficit in san francisco is 6.5" of rain at a deficit. we have rain in the forecast over the weekend in the form of scattered showers tomorrow and possibility of a few thunderstorms and more rain for easter sunday. we are then partly cloudy and warmer tomorrow. leyla gulen has a check on the friday morning commute. >> we starting off with construction through san francisco and this is due to a ramp blocked on southbound 101 to eastbound 80 so you will not be able to use that. i want to take you out to mass transit and everything is at top speed with no problems but we have fog on the bay bridge with
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traffic stacking up a little bit coming out of oakland and into san francisco. we also have a problem brewing in the santa cruz mountains along 17 with more on that come up shortly. back to the conclude. >> leyla gulen thank you. easter now just do days away and jimmy kimmel has ideas for the easter sunday. >> americans buy an estimated 120 million pounds of candy for easter. i hope jesus comes back as a dentist. someone needs an app that marks exactly where you hid all your eggs. if you lose one you don't have to move out of the house three weeks later. >> he airs weeknights at 11:35 right here following abc7 news at 11 and then "nightline." >> in southern california two bears broke into a house forcing the owner to call 9-1-1 east of los angeles. justin was upstairs and her the
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dog barking and went downstairs to check and spot god bears and starting taking pictures. he ran in the room, called for help and the bears did what they do, they ransacked the kitchen for food before taking off. was the porridge too cold? too hot? just right? >> edible. there was a record-setting trip to the international space station, with a space capsule docked with the space station six hours after blasting off from a launch pad in kazakhstan. it normally takes two days to make the trip. two russians joined the three person crew on the station for a five month stay. >> just ahead, seven people hurt after an east bay accident and police are investigating as a possible cause. >> a gunman opens fire in a richmond neighborhood and a one-year-old is caught in the crossfire. police are on a mission
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, at 5:29. we married it to the end of the fog and so has the fog. >> thanks for joining us. >> more on weather from lisa. >> good morning to you. we are starting out with dense fog not only along the shoreline but in the north bay valley. it has been reduced, the visibility, to absolutely nothing along the san mateo coast. be careful out there. it is hanging over the city. quarter-mile visibility in novato. three-quarters of a mile from santa rosa to napa. a little in oakland. hayward is in good shape. so is the east bay valley. from the roof camera you can hardly see anything and temperatures are in the low 40's in napa and low-to-mid 50's elsewhere. depending where you are, it is not too chilly.
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waking up to the dense fog that will not last too long with the sun coming up before 7:00. by the afternoon we are in the mid-60's with parts of the coastline with sunshine there and sunshine all across the bay and we are talking upper 70's in the warmest inland valley and the fog is back tonight with somewhat damp weekend with the details a little bit later. leyla gulen is here with the commute. is it light? >> it was. we have a brand new problem through santa cruz mountains because of a motorcycle that went down northbound 17 at upper glenwood drive. we have slowing out there and we hear there could be patches of fog in the area is reduced visibility in the santa cruz mountains. a live look at the drive through san jose conditions are clear out there in both directions. >> leyla gulen thank you. we continue to follow breaking news from san francisco where a car loued into the front of a house.
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witnesses saw the driver of the car get out and take off running. the people inside the home were awakened but not hurt. the car has been pulled from the house, and this happened before 4:00 this morning but you can see the damage as the car blued a hole in the garage of the home at this corner. >> a gun battle at a san francisco intersection has left one person injured. the shootout happened before 12:30 at oakland and scott street. two vehicles were shooting at each other. one of the cars ended up in front of san francisco job hospital. a machine in the car was taken inside the hospital and was shot in the arm. police are looking for the other car involved. >> developing news from the east bay. richmond police are offering $25,000 reward for information leading to the shooter who wounded a one-year-old boy in the iron triangle neighborhood.
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abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield has more. >> the police department says this is not tolerated with the chief of police saying he is appalled, sickened and angry. a one-year-old boy named elijah what in his apartments with his grandparents when bullets were flying. he was hit by a fragment in the neck. his home was hit by at least four bullets at 1:15 in the afternoon on west mac donald avenue in the iron triangle neighborhood. his father was at work and three was horrified. >> that is part of living here. they need more stricter gun laws. it is not right. it sicks -- sickens me. >> the boy is going to be okay after surgery. a man on a bicycle on the street was also shot. he also is okay.
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police are looking into whether this was gang related. they do not have any suspects but they will throw everything at this case and offering a $25,000 reward. his father says he plans to move the family out of that neighborhood. >> thank you, this were on, three people are in critical condition after a violent head on collision in richmond last night. it happened at 8:00 on 37th street, a car crashed hold on into a pickup truck that flipped over. at least one driver was speeding and a woman was ejected from the sports car and is clinging to life. one of the three people in the pickup is in critical condition. police are investigating where speed was a major factor in the crash. >> a 23-year-old american scan beyond man is in jail accused of robbing the same bank in the second month. an employee recognized the
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robber. he is suspected of robbing the same branch in official. police arrested him in his car on 101 as he tried to get away. >> law enforcement agencies will soon have help testing rape kits in alameda county. a rape victim who started a nonprofit organization has donated $500,000 to the county to eliminate the backlog of untested rain kits. the justice project is pledging to raise $1 million more. the county has 2,000 untested kits sitting on shelves that will be sent to an independent laboratory for testing. the oakland police department and the sheriff will review the results. >> in the east bay drug sniffing dogs are running to dublin middle and high schools to discourage students from bringing drugs, alcohol, or weapons. the school system cut out the k-9 checks in 2007 because of budget cuts but school officials decided to bring it back a year ago.
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the "contra costa times" reports the first dog began sniffing at wells immediate school. >> the world famous restaurant chez panisse in berkeley is not in business until june. it has been closed since an early morning fire we covered live on abc7 news that damaged the restaurant on march 8. the owner posted a emergency stating she is confident that the restaurant will be ready for customers the first week of june and will be the same save but include japanese and american craftsman style elements. waters has insurance and the staff will be paid during the rebuilding process. >> a federal report concludes that people in california would use the bullet train that is proposed between los angeles and san francisco. the state estimates are supported of how many would ride and how much money it would generate but that will not silence the critics who are
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skeptical. the report raises questions of whether the $38 billion in federal money needed to pay for construction will really be there in an age of shrinking federal budgets. >> later this morning the brand new tom lantos tunnel at devil's slide tunnel will have lane closures through the tunnels today because of striping work. the work will begin at 9:00 in the morning and last until 3:00 in the afternoon. one lane will be only at all times. the $439 million project and the coast opens on monday after years of delays. >> speaking of the san mateo county coast and the other coastlines around here, they mostly foggy. >> a lost that this morning. lisa you have it covered with cameras? >> visibility is reduced to nothing at half moon bay and ocean beach and hacking over the city and moving into the east bay, and it is quite citizens from novato and santa rosa and
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napa where the temperatures are dropped. we are 50's elsewhere, and hayward is looking good and inland but we will fire up the doplar over the weekend with showers returning. today, though, with mid-and-upper 40's starting out and 50's elsewhere with the fog, partly cloudy elsewhere around the bay and mid-and-upper 50's by noon and we are brightening up and talking upper 60's to the mid-70's in most areas by 4:00 with highs reaching upper 70's in some areas this evening and it looks nice. thing for will come back, though, so if you be headed to the game starting out nice and mild with the sun starting to set at 7:30, and the numbers control through the upper 50's and the clouds will allow for a chill in the air throughout the evening. tomorrow we will have scattered showers that are light with cloudy skies and cooler conditions, and more rain headed your way and the possibility of a thunderstorm for easter sunday
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and we will brighten up and warm it up a little bit headed back to work on monday. leyla gulen is checking in with the friday morning commute. ought fog could be the reason why the motorcycle want down through the instruction santa cruz mountains. we are seeing slowing in both directions. also, if you make the drive from half moon bay through pacifica, that is also very foggy and causing a bit of slowing of the speeds. again, speaking of fog, there is where we are seeing plenty of the fog at the carquinez bridge so use your low beams and not the high peoples. >> thank you, leyla at 5:38789 water officials gave the state a gloomy outlook with a slow snow pack found in the sierra and how it compares to previous snow packs. >> imagine going to the dentist and learning you may have been
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>> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all bay area there is abc7 news. >> good morning, everyone, 5:42 on friday morning. look what you see. look what you don't see.
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it is foggy. you can tell from this picture of the rooftop camera from the embarcardero. where is the thickest fog? lisa argen has the answer ahead. >> on monday you could pay more sales tax with rates in areas ands going up. in half moon bay, or albany, sales tax will go up to 9.5 percent. in san mateo, the sales tax will go up to 9.75 percent. and in orrinda sales tax is up to 9 percent. san mateo county is going up to 9 percent and santa clara county goes to 8.75 percent and marin county up to 8.50 percent on monday. >> gloomy outlook from state water officials saying the first part of the year will become the driest on record. the latest survey by the department of water resources shows the sierra snow pack is only 52 percent of average. rainfall is even worse. back in 1932 the sierra had only
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11 itchism of 11" of rain. only 33 daze left if march we have only had 5.5" of rain which will shatter the record. >> santa cruz water officials are recommending limits on nonessential uses of water this summer. the water commission will receive a final report on monday that will help estimate the summer water supply. the city council is expected to vote on the proposed water restrictions some time next month. >> it is opening day for california's great america with the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:00 a.m. the park is kicking off the season with several events including special easter festivities on sunday. visitors get the first upclose look at great america's new $10 million gold striker coaster, set to debut on may 1st. officials say it is the tallest and fastest wooden roller coster
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in northern california and includes 174' plunge tunnel that resembles a mine shaft. >> san francisco's newest fire station is dined to keep firefighters safe is more ways that one. it officially was opened, the first new firehouse in 43 years! it can withstand a major earthquake and has a generator to provide emergency power for up to three days. it has a decontamination area where firefighters can wash chemicals off their gear. san francisco firefighters have the highest cancer rate. >> we believe the cancer rate is from the result of the carcinogennics we breathe and we an social through our skin. this is a special wash extractor. >> the city avoided spending millions to retrofit the old fire station by changing properties with the museum of modern art and paid for the costs of the new fire station.
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>> i was lucky to see the moon driving in after i see all the nog. >> it was clear on the east bay trip in. the peninsula is another story. >> near hayward look, at clear conditions but the coast, san mateo coast, the north bay, certainly foggy out there and downtown, as well, as we look at live doppler 7 hd it is sky it and some activity yesterday right here and picked up a slight amount of rain at .308 itch. right now we can barely see from the camera, but we have a thin veil of fog over the city. it is 52 downtown. and 52 in oakland. and 50 with visibility decreasing around san carlos and san jose is cloudy at 54 and a lot of fog at half moon bay with fog along the central coast around santa cruz. mid-to-upper 40's with dense fog from napa to santa rosa and the delta at mid-40's with 55 in los gatos. the forecast today will have a lot of blue sky, big switch up
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from this morning and much of the work week with the coastal fog lifting and the fog evaporating bringer warmer and sunny conditions today and showers are headed our way tomorrow with clouds and it looks like not a total wash out but much different than we will have this afternoon. here are the visibilities from nothing at half moon bay and ocean beach to san mateo coast, and san carlos down to quarter-mile visibility and little bit of fog around mountain view and half mile visibility from napa and three quarters of a mile in santa rosa. with the clear sky early the fog shows numbers of four to six degrees cooler than yesterday with the subtropical system. we have a southern flow with sunshine we are warming up today and here is the next system, offshore, and as it heads to the central and southern california coast, we will look for the increasing clouds overnight with the rain at 1:00 o'clock tomorrow in the north bay, with
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spotty showers in the afternoon, and over easter sunday much of the same, 50's, 60's, the scared showers activity and we clear out bit first part of monday. look at temperatures today, mid-60's from the pea soup now to half moon bay later on. 75 in oak, and upper 70's in antioch and a look ahead, calling for the scattered showers and maybe a thunderstorm on sunday and cloudy and warmer through wednesday and more rain by next thursday. leyla gulen, what is the word on the commute? >> it is not friday lite like we hoped in the santa cruz mountains we still have the motorcycle crash along northbound 17 but upper glenwood drive is causing slowing. the fog could be a reason why the accident took place because we have reduced visibility in many areas but where it is not so bad this is the drive through walnut creek. at 24 along southbound 680 we are looking at clear conditions, a few extra tail lights moving southbound you and as we take it out to san rafael we are looking
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at a deficit fog out there but so far, we are at the same tom speed into central san rafael. >> a frightening alert for thousands of parents of one of oak's dentists who may have exposed his patients to h.i.v. and other deadly infections. officials sent letter to 7,000 families who were treated by dentist whose has been practicing for 30 years and the investigation started when a young patient with no other risk factors tested positive if h.i.v. >> it must have come out of the equipment, and i would not let my nephews lay with it. it was horrible, with rust on them. >> the centers for disease control has joined the investigation and they say addtional cases would be very unlikely. >> ahead, are you wearing your green and gold? in oakland, there is a celebration of a's spirit week. >> you did it yesterday! >> first if you think your tax
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bill is high, wait until you hear how much facebook c.e.o. zuckerberg has to pay. how he managed to...avoid paying even more to uncle sam. >> the pain at the pump is likely to go up with an announcement in washington that will s
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>> welcome back at 5:52. a man is called a hero after saving the life of a stranger who fell on train tracks caught on surveillance video. you can see the victim for some reason walk off the platform of a transit station in philadelphia. that is when chris jumped out 4'
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to help. he stayed with the victim but he knew the time was running out because the train runs every seven minutes. he shouted to shut down the southbound lanes. >> i had a plan when the train came i would roll underneath. or if i couldn't, i would have someone help me roll. >> thankfully that didn't have to happen and firefighters got out there and moved the victim off the track and he was taken to the hospital where he is recovering. >> new this morning, today, a's manager and oakland mayor will raise the team flag atop the tribute tower. the a's were spirited beating the giants 7-3 in the first game of their series. the two teams play tonight in san francisco and in oakland tomorrow to wrap up exhibition place. on monday oakland will celebrate the first ever oakland a's
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spirit week ahead of the opening night against the mariners at the colisieum. the defending world champion giants on the session or season, rather, on monday afternoon in los angeles against the dodgers. >> visibility is just getting worse and worse out there. >> hopefully that will be all gone by the time of the game tonight. at at&t park at 7:15, giants versus a's. >> i knew someone who wants to know the forecast. >> for personal reasons. >> with temperatures right around 60 degrees at 7:15 we should have a really nice early evening with sunshine and sun sets at 7:30 and the fog is back and numbers dropping through the 50's but not too bad through 10:00 but this only county it is fought great, with visibility down to nothing along the shoreline and quarter-mile visibility over san carlos airport and fog is moving into oakland and visibility is bad
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from santa rosa and novato and napa and after the high temperatures with sunshine and a temporary ridge of high pressure we are from the mid-60's to the mid-and-upper 70's from east to south and it should be beautiful if you are headed out of town to the southland we are dry today with remain warmer conditions and mid-70's in los angeles, scattered showers tomorrow and easter sunday and we are dry for monday. a mixup in the santa cruz mountains but leyla gulen is here to let us know what is else is going on. >> if you are riding to work and you are headed through the santa cruz mountains, northbound 17 at upper glenwood drive is motorcycle is down in the area and we are seeing heavy backups coming from granite creek road so look out for that. speaking of fog at the golden gate bridge, there is heavy fog starting to pour in as you move from marin county into san francisco. a new kids item on the kfc menu
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is raising questions of nutritional value, the little bucket meal at $3.99 with fried or grilled chicken option, and is offered as the center for science and public interest releases their own report claiming 97 percent of kids' meals fail to meet nutritional standards the group recommends kids spot meals stay under 433 calories. according to the nutrition guide the kids' bucket is under 420 calories. >> investors will watch e-bay stock that shot up more than 4 percent yesterday after the company announced an aggressive growth plan to become a global powerhouse by partnering with target and best buy. e-bay also announced plan to expand the new same day delivery service and offering instore pickup. last october, e-bay now launched in san francisco and expanded to san jose last month allowing customers to order from local retameers and have it delivered in an hour.
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e-bay says the goal is to reach $110 billion in total merchandise soupled through the online marketplace by the end of 2015. >> it could be time for zuckerberg to "unfriend" uncle sam. the c.e.o. is facing a giant tax bill. analysts say he is expected to owe the u.s. more than $1 billion in taxes for 2012. his tax hit stems from the move last may to increase the stake in facebook on the day of the i.p.o. zuckerberg exercised a stock option and purchased 60 million facebook shares and later told half of the shares but the i.r.s. treats the original sale as income. the zuckerberg paper fortune is valued at $13 billion. >> more news regarding a silicon valley tech giant laying off hundreds employees. >> but, first, we have developing news from san francisco, a car plows into a
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building overnight. ahead, the damage and the investigation. >> the controversial filmmaker who fled the united states after being accused of having sex with a 13-year-old girl and now polanski is ready to entertain bay area
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> story you first saw on abc7 news, a car plows into a san francisco home overnight and police are trying to find the driver responsible. >> more on that but another big story affecting many people. what do you see out there? >> fog. >> making it hard to see. >> it is what you don't see. >> good morning. we have had quite the week with rain. cooler temperatures. live doppler 7 hd is quiet. our visibility is taking a hit
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from the peninsula where we have zero mile visibility along the coast to quarter-mile visibility in san carlos and novato is really coming in, in the north bay valley with near zero visibility from the waldo tunnel through southern marin and sonoma county and in the east bay and it is getting dicey. hayward is still okay and conquer and livermore. you will be fine inland but on the coast you have dense fog and by noon it is gone. we are in the 60's. the sea breeze will come. the coast will be comfortably cool and around the bay, patchy fog, and mid-60's by noon and sunny and warmer with the upper 60's and low 70's for parts of our near east bay and inland up to 5- to 10-degrees above normal so chilly with a few clouds around and upper 60's at noon and mid-70's in store for a beautiful day with changes in
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store the last weekend of march. leyla gulen is checking in with the friday morning ride. >> that is right. good morning, lisa and everyone. we have one serious crash through santa cruz mountains and otherwise the bay area is quiet this morning. as we take you out to northbound 17, this is where we are seeing an accident at upper glenwood drive with one lane blocked. using our ways app we are looking at eight miles per hour and you are barely going by in the northbound direction and we will keep our eyes on this all morning. >> thank you. we start with developing news you first saw on abc7 news at 4:30 this morning. san francisco police are searching for the driver would crashed a car into a building overnight and abc7 news was the first on the scene and katie marzullo has an update. >> the family certainly made quick work of this mess. if you look you almost would not know something so dramatic happened. they placed blue tarp